Safe Food


FREE Online Food Safety Training from safefood

Food handlers must be supervised, and instructed and/or trained in food hygiene commensurate with the level of food activity they are involved in.

The term food handler refers to all staff who deal with preparation, cooking and serving of food or who assist at mealtimes.

 Records should be maintained for all food safety training given to staff and retained for the duration of employment.

The responsibility for the supervision and training of staff lies with the proprietor of the food business.

Free online training from Safefood – “Safefood for Business”

“safefood for business” is a FREE online training course in basic food safety for small food businesses in food service, catering, retail, and manufacturing.

“safefood for business” covers all aspects of food safety training in short, practical, and engaging modules using real-life scenarios.

This free programme allows businesses to provide and track staff training on-site across all devices. Please see the following link to the course:

Learners can complete the full “safefood for business” course (8 modules) and receive a completion certificate. Alternatively, learners can choose individual modules and get a module completion certificate. The modules include:

  • Module 1 – The importance of food safety
  • Module 2 – Food microbiology
  • Module 3 – Temperature control
  • Module 4 – Personal hygiene
  • Module 5 – Cleaning
  • Module 6 – Allergen Control
  • Module 7 – Pest control
  • Module 8 – HACCP

For help or enquiries, please telephone 01 9023517